Flower Market Tour at Pak Khlong Talat flower market in Bangkok, Thailand, by The Market Experience (operated by Expique) - photo by The Market Experience

Our favourite unique tours and experiences in Bangkok

While at Expique we clearly love Tuk Tuk Tours and Food Experiences, there are so many other great passionate companies in Bangkok offering a range of niche experiences, that we thought we would share some of our favorites.  Recent years have seen a number of innovative tour operators emerge in Bangkok, and they now offer […]

Lhong 1919 in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Lhong 1919

5 of the most stunning heritage buildings in Bangkok

Bangkok is a city that’s changing fast – but, in amongst the skyscraper shopping malls, hotels and condominiums, there remain heritage buildings that have survived the wrath of development and still stand to pay homage to eras gone by. These stunning buildings spread across Bangkok display a wide range of Thai, European and Chinese heritage […]

Christmas tree at Central World - photo by Kazuhiro Nakamura

Expique’s Guide to Christmas in Bangkok

Christmas is fast approaching and in this article you will find some ideas of how to spent Christmas in Bangkok. Many people wonder to what extent Christmas and New Years Eve are celebrate in Thailand. While we have a few special festive activities this year at Expique (Santa Tuk Tuk Tours and Festive Thai Cooking […]

New Year's Eve fireworks on the Chao Phraya river - photo by Prachanart Viriyaraks

Expique’s Guide to the New Year in Bangkok (Updated for 2017/18)

More updates for 2017/18 coming soon.  While Thailand’s most well known festival is the Thai new year Songkran, with its massive country-wide water fights, the western new year is – much like Christmas – still celebrated on a large scale in Bangkok and elsewhere. In fact, together with Chinese New Year, Thais get in on […]

Trooping of the Colour in Bangkok - photo by That Hartford Guy

05 December: King Bhumibol’s Birthday and Father’s Day

Of the many public holidays on Thailand’s calendar, King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s Birthday on 05 December has long been one of the most prominent. Until his death aged 88 on 13 October 2016, this holiday had long been celebrated as the King’s Birthday, as well as being marked as Father’s Day. That also continued to be […]

Tuk Tuks in Bangkok - photo by Pedro Alonso

The story of Thailand’s tuk tuks

Practically Thailand’s national emblem, the humble tuk tuk is at the heart of the Bangkok experience for most first-time visitors – and plenty of repeat returners, too – as well as serving as a valuable mode of transport for locals and residents. There’s little like the buzz of a spin around the Thai capital in […]

Vegetarian Festival Bangkok Chinatown

The Vegetarian Festival (Tesagan Gin Je) in Bangkok

Eating vegetarian is becoming more and more popular each year as people are focus on healthy eating or reducing the number of animal that will be killed to be our food. ” However, every year for 9 days in September / October people across Thailand take this to a whole different level! The 2017 “Tesagan Gin Je” (pronounced […]

The Commons community mall in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by The Commons

A guide to Bangkok’s community malls

While Bangkok might be better known for its super-sized, awe-inspiring shopping malls – set in ever-taller skyscrapers and carrying just about every kind of product known to humankind – recent years have also seen the emergence of community malls across the Thai capital. These lower-key, often-air shopping centres are designed to serve the neighbourhoods in […]

After You dessert café in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by After You

The best places in Bangkok for dessert

Desserts are big business in Bangkok. Aside from delicious traditional Thai desserts that can be found everywhere from high-end restaurants to local fresh markets all over the city, there’s a seemingly never-ending choice of dedicated dessert cafés – and east-west-fusion trends that come and go so quickly it can be hard to keep up. If […]